Don’t work harder; work smarter. This old adage is taking on new significance as digitalisation transforms our economies. Today, we stand at the precipice of a global productivity revolution and the watchword of this will be: “work smarter.”
The British CEO of German utility E.ON Climate and Renewables, says the EU and UK should work together to ensure Europe’s COP21 carbon reduction target is achieved, in spite of how the Brexit process unfolds.
A new report from Ernst & Young urges US utilities to act quickly “to secure a long-term, essential role as market facilitator and platform provider in the distribution system of the future”.
The world is set to face several significant challenges in balancing global energy needs in addressing the energy trilemma over the next four decades, according to the report, ”World Energy Scenarios: Composing energy futures to 2050”.
On the eve of the anniversary of the COP21 global climate change agreement, leaders from the worlds of business and politics again called for strong carbon pricing as a means of delivering on the target of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius.
The formal launch of World Energy Outlook 2016 takes place in London on Wednesday, followed by a press conference hosted by Dr Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency.
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Norway is having to adapt, in the face of more sustained uncertainty in global energy markets than it has experienced in decades, but its environment minister says European demand for its gas and the prospect of carbon capture and storage technology success provides some succour amid the confusion.
Global energy watchdog, the International Energy Agency, released its annual World Energy Outlook report on Wednesday, acknowledging that while the Paris COP21 agreement was an ‘achievement’, it would not be enough to avoid the worst impact of climate change.